Quick Guide to Color Changes in Amigurumi

Color is a beautiful thing and it’s one of my favorite things to play with in crochet. Whether you’re trying to get the perfect color fade or create detailed features, color work can basically do it all. However, like most things in crochet, there’s a lot of ways to play with color and it can be a bit daunting. Don’t […]

How to Turn the Loop Stitch into Fur

Have you ever tried working with fluffy or fur yarn? It’s tough. You can see the stitches and it’s a beast to unravel. Of course there’s tips and tricks out there for working with it, but there has to be an easier way right? So what do you do if you want to add fur to your amigurumi? Well, you […]

How to Use Front & Back Loop Stitches for Amigurumi

If you’ve been crocheting for a while, you’ve likely come across the front loop stitch and the back loop stitch. These two stitches are pretty simple on their own and are often used to create stretchier fabric for things like beanies. However, there’s a whole world of uses for these stitches in amigurumi. From changing the angle of your work […]

How to Make Loop Stitches for Amigurumi

Have you ever come across the loop stitch before? With a texture like shag carpet, it’s not a common stitch and often crocheters avoid it because it looks pretty daunting. However, while the loop stitch is a bit more time consuming than the typical single crochet, it creates such an interesting texture and has so many fun applications. So let’s […]

Invisible Increases & Decreases for Amigurumi

Are you finding a bunch of gaps and holes between the stitches of your amigurumi, especially when you increase and decrease? Don’t worry! There’s an easy way to correct that and make sure your stitches are tight for a super clean look. In this article, we’ll go over how to use invisible increases & decreases for amigurumi! Invisible Increases & […]

How to Customize Your Amigurumi Projects

Have you ever been struck with an idea for a new amigurumi project and you immediately jump into trying to find the perfect pattern? But you scroll and search endlessly before coming up empty-handed. Maybe you wanted to honor a pet, but you can’t find a pattern that looks enough like your fur-baby to work. Or perhaps you want to […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch

There’s tons and tons of textured stitches out there, but generally they’re designed for flat pieces. You’ll find all sorts of gorgeous bags, garments and accessories made with different textured stitches. But what about amigurumi? While not every stitch works for amigurumi, there are plenty that do! In this guide, Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch, I’ll show you […]

How to Use Surface Crochet on Amigurumi

Surface crochet is one of those techniques that you’ve probably heard of, but never looked too closely at. You typically see it used to decorate flat projects like bags and blankets. However, this hidden gem of a technique is amazing for amigurumi too! From simple decorations to an alternative to sewing, you’ll want to check it out. In this tutorial […]